Safer Chemicals

The BizNGO Chemicals Work Group focuses on chemicals management and metrics. We work on practical ways to implement the BizNGO Principles for Safer Chemicals.

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Chemical Footprint Project

Third-party benchmark tool designed to help reduce public health & environmental risks from chemical exposure for health care, retail, investors, and other stakeholders.

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Model Chemicals Policy

Designed to help brands and manufacturers that are developing or strengthening their chemicals policies. It aligns with the Chemical Footprint Project Survey questions and provides examples and resources from a range of companies.

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What is your company's chemical footprint?

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Principles for Safer Chemicals

Responsible companies are advancing a healthy materials economy by adopting and implement the four guiding principles for safer chemicals.

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Setting the Course for Safer Chemicals

The Principles for Safer Chemicals:

  • Know chemicals in products and supply chains
  • Disclose chemicals in products and supply chains
  • Assess and avoid hazards
  • Commit to continuous improvement
  • Support public policies and voluntary initiatives

Endorsing organizations now total 80 and include HP, Staples, Construction Specialties and Seventh Generation.

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